Miya Family History

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Miya Name Meaning

Japanese: the name could mean ‘three arrows’, ‘three valleys’ or ‘shrine’, the latter being the most common. Some occurrences in America are the result of shortening longer names.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mita, Mira, Niwa, Noya, Miki, Mir, Mika, Maya, Mina, Fina

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Miya Family Origin

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Miya Family Occupations

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Miya Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 509 census records available for the last name Miya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miya census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 664 immigration records available for the last name Miya. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 98 military records available for the last name Miya. For the veterans among your Miya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miya Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Miya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Miya in 1962 was 74, and 50 in 2004.

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